Category Archives: Politics

South African Faces Death Penalty in South Sudan Espionage Case

A South African man is facing a possible death sentence in South Sudan, after none of the key defense witnesses showed up at his trial on espionage charges and conspiracy to overthrow the government.

William …

NATIONAL OIL COMPANIES OF ALGERIA, INDONESIA SIGN CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT

ALGIERS, Algeria’s State-owned energy corporation, Sonatrach Group, has signaed agreement here with its Indonesian counterpart, Pertamina, to strengthen co-operation in the hydrocarbons field.

Signed on Thursday by Sonatrach chief executive officer Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour and …

TECHNICAL TESTS BEGIN FOR EXTENSIONS TO ALGIERS’ SUYBWAY SYSTEM

ALGIERS, Technical tests have begun on two extensions to Algiers’ metro system from the the Grand Post-Martyrs Square and Hai El Badr-Ain Naadja stations of the existing line.

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport …

TUNISIAN SECURITY FORCES KILL TWO SUSPECTED EXTREMISTS

Tunisian security forces have killed two suspected extremists during an operation in a mountainous area near the Algerian border, the national guard said on Wednesday.

A third suspect was critically wounded in the operation launched …

BASF introduces first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevention in more than 30 years

WHO recommendation for game-changing mosquito net.

First bed net to contain non-pyrethroid chemistry.

Collaboration with IVCC and London School of Hygiene amp; Tropical Medicine unlocks breakthrough in malaria fight.

BASF (www.BASF.com) has received a recommendation …

Militants Find Sanctuary in Libya’s Wild South

A series of military victories over extremist Islamic groups along Libya’s Mediterranean coastline has forced hundreds of militants, including Islamic State fighters, to seek refuge in the vast deserts of the North African nation, already …

Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa’s youth

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to deliver on promised development for Africa#39;s youth.

Addressing her first African Union Summit since taking …